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  1. Outline planninng permission given to build 2.750 homes and a relief...Read the original story

    12 min ago | Northampton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A proposal to build 2.750 new homes and create 2,800 jobs in Northamptonshire has been given outline planning permission.

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  2. 29 Students Graduate From GAARead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    About 29 students last Thursday in Accra, ended a short course in auctioneering aimed at upgrading their knowledge in the subject area. The course was organized by the Ghana Auctioneers Association - which is an umbrella body for practising auctioneers in Ghana.

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  3. Hundreds of Indian nurses caught up in Yemen fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Daily Star

    Yemeni's pack their belongings onto a vehicle as they flee from the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 30, 2015 while Arab coalition warplanes continue to carry out air strikes against Shiite Houthi rebels. AFP PHOTO / SALEH AL-OBEIDI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India: More than half of the 4,000 Indian nationals caught up in the conflict in Yemen are nurses, the foreign ministry said Monday, the latest security scare for medical staff working in the Middle East after dozens were kidnapped in Iraq last year.

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  4. Iran Nuclear Deal Imminent As Negotiations Near Zero HourRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WLLR-FM Davenport

    Zero hour is closing in fast as nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers continue with a crucial Tuesday deadline looming large. The United States is one of several nations seeking to limit the Islamic Republic's nuclear development program in exchange for easing sanctions.

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  5. RBI gives lenders more flexibility to cover bad loansRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Rediff.com

    Up to half that buffer, held as of Dec 31, can now be used for provision against bad loans, up from 33 percent allowed formerly, the RBI said. The RBI move would allow banks to lower provisioning against bad loans, helping their profitability, said Manish Ostwal, a senior research analyst at brokerage Nirmal Bang, although he doubted it would be game changer.

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  6. Rihanna & 'Home' Best 'Get Hard' at the Box OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Billboard

    Animated family film Home easily topped the North American box office with $54 million from 3,708 theaters in a much-needed win for Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation. Overseas, the music-infused title has earned $48.2 million for an early worldwide total of $102.2 million, including an OK $24 million for the weekend from 64 markets.

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  7. Too early to say when Libya's two biggest oil ports can reopen: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Daily Star

    A picture taken on January 6, 2015 shows the Mellitah Oil and Gas terminal on the outskirts of Zwara in western Libya after fighters from the Islamist-backed Fajr Libya militia secured the perimeter of the oil complex. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA TRIPOLI: It is too early to say when Libyan oil ports Es Sider and Ras Lanuf can reopen after a force loyal to a self-declared Tripoli government pulled out troops from near the OPEC country's biggest terminals, an oil official said on Monday.

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  8. Reading fined for financial rules breachRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    In August 2013, the Royals borrowed A 10.5m from Vibrac Corporation, a company registered in the British Virgin Islands, who also had nterests in three Premier League clubs. This was followed by a further loan of A 5.6m in May 2014.

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  9. Eliane Elias on Returning to Her Home Country for 'Made in Brazil,' Being Blond & Female in JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Billboard

    Eliane Elias arrived in New York as a jazz prodigy ready to take on the world she knew from listening to records in her native Sao Paulo. And she did.

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  10. Study: Commissary price hikes to offset funding cuts could backfireRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    Customers shop at the commissary on Ramstein Air Base, Germany. A RAND study says raising prices in military commissaries to offset decreases in tax-payer dollars could be a bad idea.

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  11. Locked and Forgotten: Kwaw Kese thankful for release of remand prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    The shocking documentary exposed the remand crisis in the country's prisons. 23 and 18 remand prisoners were released from the Nsawam and Koforidua prisons respectively.

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  12. Iranian filmmaker with ties to Canada arrested in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Daily Star

    Mostafa Azizi, 53, returned to his birth country in February to care for his ailing father, and was considering moving back when he was arrested on February 1, his son Arash told AFP. "He wanted to move back to Iran," Arash said.

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  13. County Durham gymnast claims British titleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Northern Echo

    COUNTY DURHAM gymnast Amy Tinkler has added the British all-around title to her English crown to cement her growing reputation as the most exciting young talent in the country. The 15-year-old, who is from Bishop Auckland and a member of South Durham Gymnastics Club, claimed the British title with a series of hugely impressive performances at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

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  14. Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claimRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | MySanAntonio.com

    In this picture taken on Sunday, March 29, 2015, and released by the semi official Iranian Fars News Agency, a group of mourners carry the flag draped coffin of Ali Yazdani, a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, whom the Guard says has been killed during U.S. drone strike near the Iraqi city of Tikrit. Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, though the U.S. said Monday its coalition conducted no airstrikes against the Islamic State group in the area during that time.

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  15. Bangladeshi Blogger Hacked To Death; 2 Alleged Attackers ArrestedRead the original story

    15 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    A Bangladeshi blogger has been hacked to death in the country's capital, Dhaka, and police have arrested two students at an Islamic seminary in connection with the slaying. Washiqur Rahman's killing comes a month after a deadly attack on another blogger in the capital by Islamists.

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  16. Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly ReleasedRead the original story

    15 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    With a single key stroke, the personal information of President Obama and 30 other world leaders was mistakenly released by an official with Australia's immigration office. Passport numbers, dates of birth, and other personal information of the heads of state attending a G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, were inadvertently emailed to one of the organizers of January's Asian Cup football tournament, according to The Guardian .

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  17. British expat couple shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    A 1956 picture of Peter Tarsey, then 19, who was chosen to represent Britain in the diving events at the Olympic Games in Melbourne The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats. A British former Olympic diver and his wife have been found shot dead on a sofa at their villa in a "sleepy" Spanish village.

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  18. Local authority director bows out after 41 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    Andy Fotherby began his career with Cotswold District Council in 1974 as a junior draughtsman and worked his way up through the organisation. He reached directorate level by 2007 after serving as a planning assistant, tourism officer, economic development manager and head of customer services and economic development.

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  19. Patients' pictures tell story of prostate cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Northern Echo

    IMAGE: 'Lonely' is one of the photographs taken by prostate cancer patient Brian Addison. The image is on display at the Trinity Holistic Centre at James Cook University Hospital for the next two weeks.

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  20. Wrexham FC Sack Manager WilkinRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Wrexham.com News

    The full statement from the club reads: "Wrexham FC today announces the departure of First Team Manager Kevin Wilkin from the football club." "Everyone at the club would like to thank Kevin for his endeavours during his time at the Wrexham FC, in particular reaching both the FA Trophy Final and the third round of the FA Cup this season and his focus on developing links with the community."

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